Scott Shih, PE
Scott Shih has significant experience in the design of highway bridges, railroad bridges, people-mover systems, buildings, and other structures. He has also worked extensively in structural analysis and detailing using different materials including concrete, steel and wood. Scott has a thorough understanding of structural design requirements and criteria including AASHTO Specifications, International Building Code, American Institute of Steel Construction manuals, and the Washington State Department of Transportation Bridge Design Manual. His structural software capabilities include SAP2000, STAAD, STRUDL, LPILE and PCACOL, as well as drafting software programs AUTOCAD and MicroStation.
MS, Structural Engineering, Polytechnic Institute of New York University 1980
BS, Civil Engineering, Tankang University, Taiwan 1974
City of Tacoma, Tacoma Ave. S Bridge Replacement | Tacoma, WA
Project/Design Engineer. Assisting with analysis and design forthe strengthening or replacement of superstructure steel members, deck slab & traffic barrier replacement, additional steel framing and substructure rehabilitation.
City of Everett, Broadway Bridge Replacement | Everett, WA
Project/Design Engineer. Assisted with analysis and design of the superstructure for replacing the Broadway Bridge, which is 100 feet long and 100 feet wide and carries five lanes of traffic and two sidewalks over the BNSF Railroad main line and a Sound Transit rail line. Work included design of pre-stressed voided slab girders, elatomeric bearing pads, and retaining walls.
City of Renton, Strander Boulevard Extension, Phase 1 | Renton, WA
Project/Design/Quality Control Engineer. Designed various lengths of reinforced concrete retaining walls supported by steel pipe piles.
Seattle Department of Transportation, Seawall Replacement Program | Seattle, WA
Project/Design/Quality Control Engineer. Designed 35% submittal for the central and north seawalls, including the seawall replacement alternatives consisting of anchored soil improvements, micro piles, and braced soldier piles. The seawall structure design also included cantilever and/or structural supported sidewalks.
Seattle Department of Transportation, Bridge Seismic Retrofit Project Phase II PS&E – Ballard Bascule Bridge Approaches | Seattle, WA
Project/Design/Quality Control Engineer. Checked design calculations and reviewed final drawings for the seismic analysis and retrofit of the Ballard Bascule Bridge using the AASHTO LRFD Bridge Design Specifications Extreme Event 1 load combination.
WSDOT, SR 520 I-5 to Medina – Stage 1 Evergreen Point Floating Bridge and Landings Design-Build | Seattle to Medina, WA
Project/Design/Quality Control Engineer. Checked design calculations and reviewed final drawings for the east approach bridge structures. The bridge superstructure is comprised of three-span, continuously balanced concrete box girders. The substructure consists of reinforced concrete columns supported by spread footings.
City of Kenmore, SR 522 Corridor Improvements, Phase 1 – Stage 2 | Kenmore, WA
Project/Design/Quality Control Engineer. Designed various types of retaining walls and a voided slab sidewalk bridge. The retaining wall types include soldier pile tieback wall and soldier pile cantilever wall.
City of Bellingham, Valencia Street Bridge | Bellingham, WA
Project Manager/Project Engineer/Design Engineer. Designed a 75-foot simply supported bridge consisting of pre-stressed concrete girder supported by steel pipe pile piers.